Sustainability Analyst at Nike (Portland, OR)

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Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE, Inc.'s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business - including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company's investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.

Who we are looking for
We're looking for an enthusiastic problem solver to join Nike's Global Procurement Sustainability team. This role supports the development, rollout and institutionalizing of sustainability-related activities to Procurement and across Nike. The team's work includes developing and maintaining the company's renewable energy portfolio in service of Nike's 100% renewable energy in owned & operated spaces by 2025 target; and expanding Nike's use of suppliers that meet sustainability standards.

We're looking for a candidate who possesses some special skills, including a curiosity about creatively solving problems, experience working with and managing large datasets to pull insights, ability to analyze and resolve business problems. We need someone who has flexibility to shift between different projects and meet challenging deadlines, ease in connecting with internal and external collaborators, and discernment including financial and risk analysis.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
If this is you, you'll be working with the Procurement Sustainability team to document business processes as they are developed, provide subject matter expertise in sustainability and renewable energy, and implement benchmarking on various initiatives. You will exercise muscles in collaboration and communication by working across different Procurement Categories. You will also work with relevant partners to understand their needs and concerns, work with program leadership to develop and articulate communication and rollout plans, and communicate status, metrics, issues, risks and decisions.

You'll dig in deep to the data of Nike's owned & operated energy use, updating forecasts as our business and strategies change, reporting on business unit, site, country, and regional use.

You may perform market research and identify new opportunities to pursue in renewable energy and climate reduction across business geographies, and then conduct financial and technical analysis of opportunities and RfP submittals.

You will find yourself assisting in the deployment and execution of sustainable supplier standards, reporting on performance of projects and contracts, and documenting and improving reporting processes and managing assigned projects with an eye to customer needs while looking for opportunities for improvement.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You'll be working with the Global Procurement Sustainability team based at Nike's World HQ to assess opportunity, support pursuit of new efforts, and report on progress against Nike's ambitious sustainability goals. Colleagues will include: members of the Global Procurement team globally, including category and data teams, functional sustainability teams across owned and operated areas (offices, distribution, air manufacturing, and stores), and Nike's Responsible Supply Chain sustainability team supporting our achievement of long-term goals for Scope 3 emissions.

WHAT YOU BRING To be successful you must haves:
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Environmental Science, Procurement, Public Affairs, Political Science, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis, and translating analysis into insights
  • Exposure to global sourcing/procurement practices
  • Familiarity with landscape of renewable energy and energy procurement mechanisms, and bodies and regulations shaping the global renewable energy landscape
  • Exposure to carbon accounting principles and standards, including use of environmental attributes/renewable energy certificates
  • Familiarity with sustainability impacts, impact & materiality assessments
  • Demonstrated education, experience and/or special interest in sustainability
  • Keen interest in problem solving and process improvement
  • Ability to work cross functionally with different Procurement categories and business partners spanning Nike's global business


Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
More Information on Nike
Nike operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. Nike was founded in 2022. It has 98694 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 254 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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